Job Posting 73432

Retail Operations Associate Intern
Caledon Community Services
Halton / Peel area
Bolton, ON
closes in 2 days (Sun, 8 Aug)
canada summer jobs / summer students  •  $14.25 per hour

Canada Job Bank Classification Job Title: Retail Sales Associate

 

Position Details:   Seasonal Full-Time, 35 hours per week for 8 weeks (daytime hours Tuesday – Saturday) 

Total Hours:       280                                                        

Compensation: $14.25/hour

Start Date:          August 30, 2021               

Anticipated End Date:   October 23, 2021

Location:    Evolve Lifestyle, 109 Industrial Road, Bolton, ON L7E 1K5 & Evolve Clothing, 4 Industrial Road, Bolton, ON, L7E 1K6

Deadline to Apply:  August 8, 2021

 

Agency Overview: Within our own five community service locations, six Peel Living buildings, and throughout the entirety of the Town of Caledon, Caledon Community Services (CCS) is helping shape the future of a caring and engaged Caledon community. We turn 50 this year! Our programs address community needs in a uniquely challenging and increasingly diverse GTA community. CCS is home to Caledon’s only accessible transportation program, the Exchange Community Hub that includes food supports and a range of activities, the Caledon Specialist Clinic, and personal support services for seniors. We offer settlement services and language classes for newcomers and comprehensive employment services for job seekers and local businesses. We provide paid training programs for Caledon youth as well as exciting internships and volunteer opportunities. Finally, we open our doors to the community daily within our two fabulous retail shopping destinations that support all of our programs. The breadth of our services makes for compelling opportunities to attract new friends and raise support for our work.   Learn more at ccs4u.org.

 

Our Customer Service Vision:  Making it Easy to Ask, Participate and Give

 

Summary of Responsibilities:  The Retail Operations Associate Intern works in a retail/social enterprise setting that contributes to the generation of revenue in support of various CCS programs and activities. They will assist in the safe and efficient operation of the stores and in creating a customer friendly environmentUnder the leadership of the Manager, Retail Operations (or designate) the incumbent will:

 

Sales Floor

  • Welcome and serve shoppers in a friendly and helpful manner, including conducting cash transactions in accordance with Retail Operations procedures; Provide efficient and accurate checkout service;
  • Promote upcoming sales or special events;
  • Maintain orderly sales floor, dressing rooms and check out areas; Price and replenish merchandise;
  • Answer telephone and customer enquiries in a professional manner.

 

Production Area

  • Welcome donors and assist them with their donations;
  • Safely lift and maneuver boxes and bags of donated items up to 30 kilos;
  • Sort through donations and evaluate items for quality and condition;
  • Price items according to established guidelines;
  • Place clothing on hangers and items on racks, distribute to the appropriate area on the sales floor.

General

  • Assists in the orientation of youth and volunteer workers, ensuring they have the required; information and knowledge to perform their roles safely and effectively;
  • Maintains overall store and personal workspace / equipment cleanliness and sanitizing along with co-workers while using provided PPE; Other duties as required.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Secondary or post-secondary level of study in a related field an asset;
  • Excellent communication skills and comfortable interacting with the public;
  • Good oral and written English;
  • Eye for detail; Dependability;
  • Possess the ability to learn and follow procedures for cash handling, pricing, sorting and merchandising.

 

To be eligible for this Canada Summer Jobs initiative, individuals must:

  • Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment*
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the  Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment and  
  • Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

*Note:  International students are not eligible for the Canada Summer Jobs program.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest but will only be contacting those selected for an interview. CCS is an equal opportunity employer encouraging applications from qualified individuals from diverse groups including Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientation or gender identity and other grounds identified under the Ontario Human Rights Code. CCS will provide information and/or accommodation pertaining to this job posting and/or the recruitment process in an accessible manner upon request.

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